FSSAI clarifies related to applications for Genetically modified food Products under FSS regulation, 2017

Jul 29, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Industry Specific Compliance

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 27, 2021 has issued clarification on the applications related to genetically modified food products under FSS (Approval for non-specifies food and food ingredients) regulation, 2017.

The process of developing the regulations/guidelines for the safety assessment of such foods has started by FSSAI. Considering the same, till the GM regulations/guidelines developed and notified, FSSAI has decided that no applications related to GM or GM derived materials shall be accepted under NSF regulations. Therefore, any firm that wishes to seek approval for such applications shall approach Authority once GM regulation/guideline is notified in accordance with NSF regulations.



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